Vernon Tripp Obituary

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Vernon Robert Tripp

February 29, 1920 - April 2, 2013
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Vernon Tripp, 93, died on Tuesday April 2, 2013 at his residence in Spooner, WI. Vernon Robert Tripp was born on February 29, 1920 in Shell Lake, WI to parents Clyde Earl and Pearl (VanBuskirk) Tripp. He graduated Spooner High School in 1940 and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. On June 20, 1954 he was united in marriage to his beloved wife Dolores in Chicago, IL. He was a long time resident of Chicago but his heart really never left Spooner in spirit and he returned there to live permanently after his retirement. Vernon owned and operated the Tripp Construction Company. He was a Master Carpenter, an avid collector...
Vernon Tripp, 93, died on Tuesday April 2, 2013 at his residence in Spooner, WI.

Vernon Robert Tripp was born on February 29, 1920 in Shell Lake, WI to parents Clyde Earl and Pearl (VanBuskirk) Tripp. He graduated Spooner High School in 1940 and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

On June 20, 1954 he was united in marriage to his beloved wife Dolores in Chicago, IL. He was a long time resident of Chicago but his heart really never left Spooner in spirit and he returned there to live permanently after his retirement. Vernon owned and operated the Tripp Construction Company. He was a Master Carpenter, an avid collector and was a Seventh Day Adventist.

Vernon is survived by his loving wife, Dolores; sons, Vernon "Corky" Tripp and Anthony (Diane) Tripp; daughter, Patricia (James) Whitton; sister, Joy Parker; grandsons, Timothy Tripp, Brian (Stephani) Tripp, and Robert (Stephanie) Whitton; granddaughter, Audra Whitton; great granddaughters, Madison Whitton and Julianna Tripp; and many dear nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Pearl; sisters, Opal Carlson, Ruby Arnett, Crystal Stuart and Violet Rucker.

Funeral Services for Vernon Tripp were held at 11:00 am, Friday, April 5, 2013 at the Dahl Funeral Home in Spooner with Rev. Curtis Denney officiating. Visitation was from 3 – 5:30 pm on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the funeral home and for 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Casket bearers were Tim Tripp, Brian Tripp, Robert Whitton, and Phil Arnett. Interment will be in the Spooner Cemetery with Military Honors by the Spooner Area Veterans Honor Guard.

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